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17/01/2022

Gulf Bank Concludes Diamond Sponsorship of the Kuwait Championship for Purebred Arabian Horses

Fahad Al-Sharrah: We are keen to support national events and raise the level of the hobby

Kuwait, 17 January 2022: In keeping with its ongoing commitment to social sustainability, Gulf Bank is successfully wrapping up its diamond sponsorship of the Kuwait Arabian Horse Championship, which was held from January 12-15 at Bait Al Arab headquarters in Sabhan, Kuwait under the patronage of the Minister of Information and Culture, Dr. Hamad Rouh El Din.

The competition encompassed the participation of about 45 horses, and was attended by both a local and international audience, including visitors from the Gulf region and Europe, who attended the competition over the course of its four days.

Gulf Bank honored the first and second place winners in one of the categories. In total, the competition awarded 21 winners with various prizes across its categories.

On this occasion, the Assistant Director of Corporate Communications at Gulf Bank, Fahad Al-Sharrah, said that the Bank’s sponsorship of the championship comes within the framework of its keenness to support all national events aimed at preserving the Arab and Kuwaiti heritage, especially with the rise of Arabian horse beauty championships among equestrian and horse enthusiasts locally, regionally and internationally.

Al-Sharrah praised the organization of the tournament, its wide reach, and the accompanying family activities, which reflect both a wide community interest in this type of tournament, and a local love for horses, making "Bait Al Arab" a distinguished entertainment destination for all members of society.

He pointed out that Bait Al Arab plays a wonderful role in supporting Kuwaiti breeders by organizing and hosting important national and international events in the equestrian world, supporting equestrians in honing their role of producing distinguished Arabian horses, and raising the bar on the vocation locally, regionally and globally.

He pointed out that Gulf Bank was encouraged to support the championship and its organizers when the Kuwaiti horses were crowned in festivals and championships abroad, having placed our beloved Kuwait on the map by winning the gold, silver and bronze medals. Gulf Bank is proud to support the efforts of the equestrians in charge of this vocation and hopes that their support will assist in achieving even more successes to come.

Al-Sharrah stressed the Bank's keenness to support sustainability at the societal, economic and environmental levels through prudently selected and strategically identified initiatives that benefit the community. He emphasized that social responsibility is one of the main pillars of Gulf Bank’s strategy that aims to support the community, raise cultural awareness, and promote effective contribution in problem solving and encouraging high quality initiatives that create added value and enhance the values of our society.

Gulf Bank's vision is to be the leading Kuwaiti Bank of the Future. The Bank is constantly engaging and empowering its employees as part of an inclusive and diversified workplace in recognition of every employee’s role in delivering customer excellence and serving the community at large. With its extensive network of branches and innovative digital services, Gulf Bank is able to give its customers the choice of how and where to conduct their banking transactions, all while ensuring a simple and seamless banking experience.

Gulf Bank is committed to maintaining a robust sustainability program at the community, economic, and environmental levels through sustainability initiatives that are strategically selected to benefit both the country and the Bank. Gulf Bank supports Kuwait Vision 2035 “New Kuwait” and works with various relevant parties to achieve it.

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